Preparing For Your Visit

Your First Visit to UPMC CancerCenter

Arriving for Your First Visit

New patient visits may last two to four hours due to interaction with multiple members of your care team.

What to Expect: Lab Work

What to Expect: Patients Requiring Treatment

Based on your specific treatment plan determined by you and your care team, injections may take 30 to 60 minutes and all other treatments may take two to eight hours.

Participating in a Research Trial

You may be eligible to participate in a research study. Research studies require a unique treatment plan in which additional steps and procedures may be required. Please be aware that additional time may be spent during each visit. Your research nurse will describe the details of your specific treatment.